Fisheries Areas Network

Good Practice Projects

  • 18/01/2021
    New technology, Traceability, Environment, Fisheries resources
    The East Finland FLAG has supported the creation of a mobile app for Finnish inland fishers to register their catches. Developed by a University of Applied Sciences and introduced in May 2020, the tool will enhance catch-data collection and traceability along the fisheries value chain.
  • 16/12/2020
    Business support, New technology, Diversification, Marine activities, Tourism
    Der Limfjord in Dänemark ist trotz erheblicher Umweltbelastungen reich an Meerforellen, einer für Angler sehr attraktiven Fischart. Mehrere FLAG und LAG in der Region haben ein Kooperationsprojekt zur Etablierung eines neuen Tourismusziels für die Freizeitfischerei in Angriff genommen, das sowohl ökonomischen als auch ökologischen Zielen gerecht wird.
  • 09/12/2020
    Business support, Diversification, Pesca-tourism, Tourism, Cultural heritage, Education and training, Women
    The ‘Mar das Illas’ cooperation project sees three FLAGs in the Pontevedra province working together to support local fishers and families in their entrepreneurial efforts focused on marine and pesca-tourism.
  • 03/11/2020
    Adding value to fisheries, Aquaculture, Business support, Processing, Short circuits, Traceability, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Infrastructure
    The development of small-scale fisheries and aquaculture businesses in the Western Lithuania FLAG area is a vital part of the economic development of regions such as Klaipeda and Priekulė. This project, implemented by a small local company, aims to improve the processing of local fisheries and aquaculture products through a series of FLAG-funded strategic investments.
  • 13/10/2020
    Baltic region
    Environment, Fisheries resources, Integrated coastal management, Small-scale and coastal fisheries
    Ein breit angelegtes Kooperationsprojekt von FLAG in mehreren Ostsee-Anrainerstaaten hat dazu beigetragen, neue Erkenntnisse über die Auswirkungen des wachsenden Robben- und Kormoranbestands auf die Küsten- und kleine Hochseefischerei in der Region zu gewinnen. Gleichzeitig haben die beteiligten FLAG Konzepte für eine ausgewogene Bewirtschaftung der Meeresressourcen ausgearbeitet.
  • 17/09/2020
    Tourism, Society and culture, Infrastructure
    Die von der FLAG Südraum Leipzig geförderte zügige Umgestaltung eines ehemaligen Braunkohlereviers zu einem "Fischereistützpunkt“ wird sowohl der Freizeit- und Berufsfischerei als auch dem Tourismus am Störmthaler See Auftrieb verleihen.
  • 10/07/2020
    Pesca-tourism, Governance, Complementary funding, Cultural heritage, Education and training
    An Italian FLAG and its partners access funds from EASME Sustainable Blue Economy call to support fishing communities in Tunisia develop their capacity to implement community-led local development (CLLD).
  • 06/07/2020
    New technology, Environment, Small-scale and coastal fisheries, Education and training
    Through the MedAves Pesca project, the Oeste FLAG joined together with the Portuguese NGO SPEA to enable better communication and interaction with the fisheries sector. This joint project focused on adapting fisheries practices to avoid the death of seabirds while fishing in the Ilhas Berlengas area.
  • 19/06/2020
    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, New technology, Promotion, Short circuits, Traceability
    Online sales have generated new interest since the COVID-19 pandemic, giving a renewed boost to projects such as Cabaz do Peixe. This virtual platform to sell fish to the general public from the local artisanal fishing fleet ensures the delivery of fresh and high-quality products, as well as consumer safety
  • 16/06/2020
    Adding value to fisheries, Business support, New technology, Promotion, Short circuits, Traceability
    Two neighbouring FLAGs cooperate to support a mobile phone app, MonPêcheur, to connect local fishers with consumers by providing them with an online platform for communicating, promoting, and selling their catches directly to the consumer.